Time to Fade Away

Are you surprised to see John McCain (top photo) on TV? How about Newt Gingrich (bottom photo)? I am surprised. And discouraged. They are like a bad cold that just seems to hang on forever. Surely these old war horses have had their day and it’s time for them to fade away? I suppose the […]
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Who do Those Romneys Think They are?

So Tagg Romney wanted to “take a swing” at the president of the United States during Tuesday night’s debate, did he? Well, Tagg, I would dearly love to take a swing at you, my boy. Let’s go outside and duke it out man to man. It’s time. Enough of the haughty sneers and condescending phoniness. […]
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Beware the Rise of a False Prophet

I am convinced that Rick Santorum is going to win the Republican nomination. And I am not saying this just because he came first last night in Alabama and Mississippi. He’s on a roll. He will probably win again in Louisiana, where all those transplanted Nova Scotians share his Roman Catholic faith. And he already showed […]
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Nastiness Abounds in the Republican Debate

Last night’s Republican presidential debate was enlightening. But it was not because of anything the candidates proposed; they trotted out the same threadbare theories we’ve heard before. It was revealing because of the insights it provided into the candidates’ character. It was like peeking under a manhole cover and getting a whiff of the stuff […]
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The fix is in. Obama wins in November

    If you are a democrat right now you should be laughing like hell.  If you are a republican, you’d have to be crying yourself to sleep every night.  The republican primaries, the circus that just keeps on giving Obama the election. Let me reiterate a couple things.  Romney is going to represent the […]
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The Real Republican Party is on Display

  In a few months, the Republican nominee for president will emerge on the campaign trail, and you can bet he will sound nothing like the candidates we’re hearing from today. We might recognize his name but the words that come out of his mouth will be different. That’s my guess, anyway. I can’t believe any American […]
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I Wonder about the Billionaire Backing Gingrich

According to American folklore, you don’t tug on Superman’s cape and you don’t mess around with casino operators. And it looks as if the warning is still valid in real life. A couple of years ago, Reuters reported: Late last autumn, a Hong Kong jury convicted four men of a conspiracy to commit bodily harm and a […]
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Like My WilyTrojan,Gingrich Won’t Stay Dead

Someone should name a computer pest after Newt Gingrich.  The one I would suggest is ZeroAccess, a Russian made Trojan that replicates itself every time you kill it. Its job is to help other Trojans slip past your computer’s security system. I suspect I picked it up by downloading a fake Adobe Flash update. Anyway, […]
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Religion and Politics – a Miserable Mix

I understand that America’s “religious conservatives” can’t agree to support just one Republican presidential candidate because the Catholics want to back Rick Santorum and the Evangelicals want to back Newt Gingrich. It’s puzzling because Gingrich is no Evangelical; he’s a born-again Roman Catholic. I would think Evangelicals would favor Rick Perry. The Texas governor was hand […]
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Some People Give While Others Take… and Take…

It wouldn’t be Christmas without the stories in the media about the givers among us. I found it heartwarming this morning to read about folks in our town who collected toys  – including a coveted mountain bike – for the 9-year-old who told his mother to take the money she would spend on his Christmas […]
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